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HSE Test Preparation Information
HSE Math Prep at NECC

HSE Math Prep at NECC

HSE Prep Class is taking place online via Zoom, Thursdays 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Complete the Registration Form to sign up to attend.  Due to COVID-19, the class is not being held in-person at the Haverhill Campus, Technology Center, TC128 until further notice.

Registration Information

Complete the HSE Math Prep Class Registration form 

Upon submission, you will receive information to attend the HSE Math Prep Class sessions.

Free HSE Prep Through the Adult Literacy Program at NECC

Free HSE Prep Through the Adult Literacy Program at NECC

This program provides basic skill instruction in Language Arts Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies and Math to prepare adult learners to obtain their high school credential and to succeed in their next steps, whether college, further training, employment, or personal goals. These programs help adult learners develop the skills, knowledge and confidence that will serve them in their roles as family members, parents, community members and employees, as well as with post-secondary education and training.

Click here for Placement Testing Date information 

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Additional Information on the FREE HiSET and GED Prep Program

A preparation course for adult learners who want to obtain their high school credential and succeed in their next steps, whether they are college, further training, employment or personal goals.

Pre-High School Equivalency Test and High School Equivalency Test in the following areas:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies


  • Take a placement test
  • Attend an orientation day upon acceptance to the program
  • Commit to regularly attend classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 6:00-9:00pm.

More Information

Please contact:

Marsha Parinussa Flynn, Coordinator

Phone:978-659-1279 o

NECC LH Building

420 Common Street
Room LH314

Community Based Adult Education

Community Based Adult Education

GED Assessment and Classes (No Cost)

Test Preparation or Instruction

Test Preparation or Instruction

Massachusetts does not have any test preparation or instruction requirements to take the HSE exam. However, instruction is encouraged before retesting. To locate classes please contact the Massachusetts Literacy Hotline or call 800-447-8844 or go to ACLS website and click on ABE and ESOL Directory for a list of programs.
NOTE: Test preparation for the HSE Exam is not a guarantee that you will pass the exam(s).

Additional Information

For additional information contact us:

Donna Felisberto

Coordinator, Academic Placement & Testing Center & High School Equivalency (HSE) Chief Examiner



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